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08-10-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Aug 11, 2017

08-10-17 5:45 PM newscast

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The Fairbanks Police department remains understaffed, despite a recently approved hiring bonus. Police Chief Eric Jewkes told City Council members this week the substandard pay is driving high turnover and making recruiting difficult. And while a new labor contract is being contested in court, Jewkes says the short-staffed department must deal with a spike in violent crime.


Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

The State Department of Transportation has canceled plans to close the Richardson Highway tonight at the Ruby Creek bridge project.

The department says in a news release issued this morning that the contractor for the project has found a way to allow vehicles to pass through a stretch of the highway around milepost 235, where a large culvert is being removed as part of the bridge replacement project.

Nancy Tarnai

Alaska Cello Intensive students and guest instructor and artist Anthony Elliot brought their immense talent and energy to the KUAC Alaska Live studios.

08-10-17 9:30 AM newscast

08-09-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Aug 10, 2017

08-09-17 5:45 PM newscast

Dan Bross / KUAC

Fifty years ago this week, the Fairbanks area was being deluged by unprecedented rainfall. The precipitation channeled from surrounding hills into the Chena River resulting in an epic flood that devastated the interior city. Five decades later, signs are going up around Fairbanks to remind people of what happened. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

08-09-17 8:30 AM newscast

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Aug 9, 2017

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